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CUNY University Executive Deputy Director of Engineering Services and Energy Sustainability Management in New York, New York

Job Title: University Executive Deputy Director of Engineering Services and Energy Sustainability Management

Job ID: 21245

Location: Central Office

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

POSITION DETAILS

The University Executive Deputy Director of Engineering Services and Energy Sustainability Management, under the direction of the University Executive Director for Engineering Services and Energy Sustainability Management, and with wide latitude for independent initiative and judgment, will assist the University Executive Director in managing all aspects of the Engineering Services and Energy Sustainability Management unit. This includes directly managing Energy Sustainability staff, assisting the University Executive Director in developing guidelines/programs, implementing standards to promote and monitor energy efficiency, and ensuring a high level of facilities compliance for all CUNY campuses.

The University Executive Deputy Director also assists DDCM’s design and program management groups with the routine oversight of capital construction and renovation projects for energy performance, building infrastructure, MEP (mechanical/electrical/plumbing), and structural disciplines.

The University Executive Deputy Director also assists the University Executive Director in providing technical assistance to CUNY colleges, represents FPCM/DDCM in meetings with the campuses and acts as required on behalf of the University Executive Director in his/her absence.

Key responsibilities will include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Assists the University Executive Director for Engineering Services and Energy Sustainability Management with the day-to-day management of the unit, including directly managing Energy Sustainability staff and providing comprehensive professional services for CUNY capital construction and renovation projects. Works closely with the DDCM program and design management Assistant Directors in engineering assessments of capital projects.

  • Interacts closely with NYC governmental and regulatory agencies, including the Department of Citywide Administrative Services (DCAS), Department of Buildings (DOB), Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) and the Fire Department of New York (FDNY).

  • Conducts independent high-level analyses, negotiating solutions for energy and safety problems, originating projects, and interacting with NYC and NYS budget agencies, NYC Office of Energy Services, utility companies, as well as State and Federal EPA, OSHA and other regulatory and licensing entities.

  • Provides policy guidance, direction and assistance to campus facilities groups.

  • Oversees utility tracking and management services, developing procedures and reporting mechanisms to monitor energy use in CUNY’s complex physical plant.

  • Engages and consults with campuses on all aspects of facilities compliance related to the operation and maintenance of elevators, fire alarm systems, fire protection systems, boilers/chillers, HVAC systems, control systems, and high-tension electrical equipment.

  • Develops and Implements formal monitoring of the water treatment program for all CUNY campuses.

  • Maintains current inventory of, and familiarity with, all applicable laws and regulations.

  • Follows up on approvals with agencies having jurisdiction.

  • Attends technical meetings with consultants and construction management firms; testifies in public hearings as required; represents FPCM/DDCM in meetings with the CUNY campuses; and acts as required on behalf of the University Executive Director in his/her absence

  • Reviews design bulletins for program changes during design and construction phases; and commissioning and retro-commissioning reports.

  • Assists in managing quality assurance services during construction; with preparation of needs assessment reports for capital planning; and preparation of budget and scope of work for capital planning.

  • Acts as a resource to schedule and help provide staff education and training.

QUALIFICATIONS

Bachelor's degree and eight years' relevant experience required.

  • A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college in engineering and eight years' relevant experience required.

  • Additional education in relevant business, industrial or environmental health and safety area may be substituted for one year of the professional experience.

  • Eight plus years of experience related to engineering disciplines for large capital projects, of which four years are in energy management.

  • Demonstrated competence in managing complex engineering projects and technical staff.

  • Must have previous interactions related to energy performance projects with NY State Dormitory Authority (DASNY), NY Power Authority (NYPA), and NYC DCAS.

  • Holding a PE license is preferable but not a requirement for the position.

CUNY TITLE

University Assistant Administrator

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS

Salary commensurate with education and experience.

CUNY's benefits contribute significantly to total compensation, supporting health and wellness, financial well-being, and professional development. We offer a range of health plans, competitive retirement/pension benefits and savings plans, tuition waivers for CUNY graduate study and generous paid time off. Our staff also benefits from the extensive academic, arts, and athletic programs on our campuses and the opportunity to participate in a lively, diverse academic community in one of the greatest cities in the world.

HOW TO APPLY

For full consideration, submit a focused cover letter and resume addressing how your experience and credentials fulfill the responsibilities and qualifications outlined.

You can view and apply for this job at:

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CLOSING DATE

October 29, 2019

JOB SEARCH CATEGORY

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EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

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